Tanvas Named One of the “Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America” by ENTREPRENEUR Magazine’s 2016 Entrepreneur360™ List

CHICAGO – OCTOBER 25, 2016 – Tanvas, the company redefining touch for the touchscreen,was recently recognized as one of the “Best Entrepreneurial Companiesin America” by Entrepreneur magazine’s Entrepreneur360™ List, the most comprehensive analysis of private companies in America. Based on this study forged by Entrepreneur, Tanvas is recognized as a well-rounded company that has mastered a balance of impact, innovation, growth and leadership.
“Tanvas was founded by serial entrepreneurs and our small team is comprised of surface haptic innovators, startup veterans, and experienced builders,” said Greg Topel, CEO of Tanvas.“This recognition is welcome feedback that we’re on the right track, especially in the run-up to our widespread unveiling at CES 2017. The good news is, we’re just getting started!”
“Our annual evaluation offers a 360-degree analysis of the current private-business landscape,” explains Lisa Murray, Chief Insights Officer of Entrepreneur Media, Inc. “Top performers are determined by how well-rounded they are in these four key operative areas. Entrepreneurship is a complex endeavor—this listing recognizes those who have mastered the challenge and are thriving this year.”
TanvasTouch technology emerged from the Neuroscience and Robotics Lab (NxR) at Northwestern University. Co-founders Ed Colgate and Michael Peshkin pioneered a new branch of surface haptics that brings real-time control of the forces acting between a fingertip and the touch surfaces. From automotive, gaming and visual impairment to retail, advertising and the arts, the potential applications for TanvasTouch are limitless.
Honorees were identified based on the results from a comprehensive study of independently-owned companies, using a proprietary algorithm and other advanced analytics. The algorithm was built on a balanced scorecard designed to measure four metrics reflecting major pillars of entrepreneurship—innovation, growth, leadership and impact.
To learn more about Tanvas, visit https://tanvas.co/. For additional details on the Entrepreneur 360 List and the companies recognized, visit: entrepreneur.com/360companies